This course is suitable for students who wish to specialise in Finance and Accounts and secure employment in this area.

This course is perfect if you’ve already completed the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, and want to develop your existing accounting skills at an intermediate level.

The Level 3 Diploma in Accounting introduces you to more complex accounting tasks, such as maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns:-

- Accounts Preparation I
- Accounts Preparation II
- Costs & Revenues
- Indirect Tax
- Spreadsheet Software
- Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance

This course includes the opportunity to take part in an industry placement in a sector relevant to your qualification and study programme. The placement will take place 1 or 2 days per week on the days when you are not in college studying. Industry placements are designed to give you the skills to start work at the end of your studies, progress into an apprenticeship, or to add to your UCAS statement.

What qualification will I gain?

AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Entry requirements?

Successful completion of the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

What progression options will I have?

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting, Higher Education or employment in Accounting or Finance.

What costs are involved?

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £TBA

Exam Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £240
Registration fees paid directly to AAT. May need to pay initial fee £39 if new/lapsed member and annual membership fee £84

Other Costs (payable by all students): £60 Equipment

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a combination of coursework and external computer-based examinations.